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Uber and Lyft Get a Lot of Hype -- But Ridesharing Is a Parasitic Business Model There's a lot of attention on the 'disruptive' ride share business, but its effects aren't pretty overall.

Uber and Lyft Get a Lot of Hype -- But Ridesharing Is a Parasitic Business Model
There's a lot of attention on the 'disruptive' ride share business, but its effects aren't pretty overall.
http://www.alternet.org/labor/uber-and-lyft-get-lot-hype-ridesharing-par...

Photo Credit: By Pkg203 (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Thousands of European Cab Drivers Protest Uber, Taxi Apps Protesters in London, Madrid, Milan Say the Apps Skirt Regulations

Thousands of European Cab Drivers Protest Uber, Taxi Apps
Protesters in London, Madrid, Milan Say the Apps Skirt Regulations
http://online.wsj.com/articles/londons-black-cab-drivers-protest-against...

Asian slave labour on trawlers producing prawns for supermarkets in US, UK

Asian slave labour on trawlers producing prawns for supermarkets in US, UK
http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2014/jun/10/supermarket-pr...
Thai 'ghost ships' that enslave and even kill workers are linked to global shrimp supply chain, Guardian investigation discovers
• Trafficked into slavery on Thai trawlers to catch food for prawns
• Thailand's seafood industry: state-sanctioned slavery?

Wisconsin's Walker's train gaffe costing state big time

Wisconsin's Walker's train gaffe costing state big time
http://host.madison.com/news/opinion/column/dave_zweifel/article_5e93464...
June 08, 2014 6:45 am • DAVE ZWEIFEL | Cap Times editor emeritus(118) Comments

SF Muni TWU 250 A Labor Talks Stall As Deadline Looms

SF Muni TWU 250 A Labor Talks Stall As Deadline Looms
http://sfbay.ca/2014/06/13/muni-labor-talks-stall-as-deadline-looms/
Issues over pay and pensions are major sticking points in labor talks between the SFMTA and the union representing Muni operators. (Jerold Chinn/SFBay)
By Jerold Chinn
12:48 pm
June 13, 2014

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